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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 77 – Period of effect of personal licence

161.Personal licences will be valid for 10 years with the possibility of renewals for further periods of 10 years.  Subsection (4) ensures that periods of suspension count towards the 10 year period.  The Licensing Board must let personal licence holders know when their licences are about to expire.

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